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ROCK ISLAND AUCTION: PREMIERE FIREARMS SALE, SEPT 11th


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The highlight of Rock Island’s fall premiere auction is s rare and important Colt Walker. The gun, E Company 22 is the only known engraved Walker. A second engraved Colt offered in the sale, a Single Action Army, was taken from the body of Bob Dalton after the Coffeyville raid and is accompanied by extensive documentation.

Other fabulous firearms in this sale include a trio of Manrico Torcoli engraved Fabbri over and unders, a cased pair of high art exhibition pistols by Brun of Paris  and a pair of chiseled and damascened all metal percussion pistols by Eusobio Zuloaga in Madrid.

Click on the image for a link to the catalog.
 



SOFE DESIGN: WORLD ARMS AND ARMOUR, AUG 29th


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Sofe Design’s Sale of August 29th includes a superb array of attractive and collectible arms and armour.  Antique edged weapons from all over the world are well represented in the catalog.  Among the fine Japanese swords offered is an exhibition sword by Fijiwara Fuyuhito.
Pictured is a very attractive 18th C Saxon Nobleman’s rapier offered. Other swords in the sale include Ottoman shamshirs, a fine Dagestani shamshir with niello as well as numerous European and Indo-Persian examples from the last three centuries
The sale also includes firearms such as the spectacular pair of Spanish flintlock pistols, a coral inlaid Algerian piston and a pair of ottoman pistols with holster from the Rudolph Valentino collection. Also offered is a wide selection of fine daggers, armour and other accoutrements. Click on the image for a link to the sale



 
 
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